Woodwork and DIY Books

Pracht, Klaus: Making and Repairing Furniture - a visual guide (8787)

B T Batsford 1st 1993
large 4to pb 128pp VG++ 570 gms
(Order reference 8787).

Fed up with wordy explanations that make building a kitchen cabinet seem like a reconstruction of the Eiffel Tower? This book has visual solutions to your practical problems. Divided into four parts, it illustrates furnitureconstruction, joints, repair and restoration before offering an alternativeapproach to furniture conversion. Exploded diagrams and hands-on photographs demonstrate the essential techniques, covering a comprehensive array of modern and traditional furniture:

• cupboards   •   doors   •   shutters   •   windows   •   drawers   •   shelves
• locks   •   knobs   •   handles   •   boxes   •   frames   •   tables   •   chairs
• beds